Presidential Pathways / Albany

Albany Welcome Center

112 N. Front Street
Albany, GA 31701

229-317-4760 | 866-750-0840
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Stop by for information and brochures, to watch the film, 'From the Heart of Southwest Georgia', and pick up Albany souevnirs and cooking items inspired by Albany native and queen of southern cuisine, Paula Deen.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 12:00PM - 4:00PM
    Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Designations

    Regional Visitor Information Center Program-Certified Welcome Centers

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Concessions, Free Parking, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Information/Services Provided

    Bike Rentals, Maps/Brochures/Guides, Vacation Planners, Welcome Center

    Near Interstate Highway

    520, 75, 85

    Payment Options

    Mastercard, Visa

    Service Type

    Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB)

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Imagination Theater Showtimes

    Imagination Theater Showtimes

    03/14/2014 - 12/31/2014

    The Imagination Theater is now showing 'MicroPlanet', 'Fire Ants: The Invincible Army', and 'Alligator Kingdom'.

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  • Dive Shows

    Dive Shows

    03/15/2014 - 12/31/2014

    Did you know that you can watch divers hand-feed the fish in our blue hole every Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.? Staff and/ or volunteers are also on-hand to answer questions. Recently, our divers have begun playing tic-tac-toe with the audience!

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  • Good Life Drum Circle

    Good Life Drum Circle

    03/15/2014 - 12/27/2014

    Bring your rhythm, drums or other percussion instruments and chairs. If you don't think you have rhythm we will help you find it. If you don't have a drum or other percussion instruments, we will share what we have. Fun for the entire Family. No drumming experience necessary, just the willingness to share. See you at the drum circle!!

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  • Epic of Flight: A Folk Tale

    Epic of Flight: A Folk Tale

    08/22/2014 - 11/29/2014

    Evan Jones, a native of Cashiers, North Carolina, was inspired by a book series called 'The Epic of Flight' which chronicles the history of human aviation.

    According to his artists' statement for this exhibit, he was interested in making associations between birds and airplanes. Growing up, he has always been fascinated with vintage warplanes and by bird watching his mother's bird feeder, waiting to see what would visit.

    By focusing on these emotional connections, Jones added an... read more

  • Colorful Flora & Fauna

    Colorful Flora & Fauna

    09/04/2014 - 09/26/2014

    Mitch Mercer's exhibition, Colorful Flora & Fauna, is a bright and beautiful collection of acrylic paintings on canvas. Tour the historic Carnegie Library building that houses the Albany Area Arts Council. While there, pick up your free calendar of events for performing or visual arts or purchase tickets to area arts events in Albany, Ga. You may also view exhibitions of works by regional artists.

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  • Conquer Chiari Walk Across America

    Conquer Chiari Walk Across America

    09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014

    Chiari Malformation is a serious neurological disorder affecting 300,000 people in the US. The Conquer Chiari Walk Across American is a series of local awareness and fundraising walks held across the country on the same day. Join us on this special day and help the thousands of families struggling with this terrible disease.

    All proceeds will be used to fund Chiari research, education and awareness programs. T-shirts will be provided for pre-registered walkers with a minimum donation o... read more

  • Book Signing

    Book Signing

    09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014

    When he started writing a history of the Southwest Georgia Freedom civil rights struggle late in 2013, historian Lee Formwalt was finally working on a project he had begun in essence four years earlier when he was the Albany Civil Rights Institute's executive director.

    The result was "Looking Back, Moving Forward – The Southwest Georgia Freedom Struggle, 1814-2014," a  history of the region's struggle for equal rights.

    When historian Jamil Zainaldin, president of the Georgia ... read more

  • Meet and Greet with Jennifer Boles

    Meet and Greet with Jennifer Boles

    09/24/2014 - 09/24/2014

    Meet Jennifer Boles on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, from noon to 3 p.m. at Place on the Pointe. Jennifer is an interior designer and writer, contributing editor of House Beautiful and Atlanta Home & Lifestyle, writer of the nationally accredited blog The Peak of Chic, and nationwide lecturer at design centers, museums and show house. She has also been featured in numerous publications including The New York Times, Town & Country, Elle Decor, Array and House Beautiful. 

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  • Water, Wings and Wildlife Festival

    Water, Wings and Wildlife Festival

    09/27/2014 - 09/27/2014

    Make some tracks and join the Flint RiverQuarium on Saturday, September 27, 2014, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., for a celebration of all creatures great and small at the Water, Wings and Wildlife Festival. Whether wet and scaly, feathered, slimy or furry, we want to celebrate all of the amazing wild animals that fill our beautiful world. You can enjoy birds of prey and reptile shows, fish in our fountain, take a SCUBA lesson in our Blue Hole and learn more about Planet Earth from some friendly puppets... read more

  • Symphony @ the Museum

    Symphony @ the Museum

    09/28/2014 - 09/28/2014

    The Albany Symphony collaborates regularly with many diverse organizations and agencies in the region. Chamber ensembles perform in three concerts at the Albany Museum of Art. This year, encore performances by guzheng artist Su Chang and the Italian Opera will be held, respectively, at the ABAC Presents! Series in Tifton and the Rylander Theater in Americus. The orchestra has participated with the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce in its hosting of the Red Carpet of Georgia tour. The orchestr... read more

  • Fishing Rodeo

    Fishing Rodeo

    10/01/2014 - 10/01/2014

    Join us at Ken Gardens Pond for a fishing rodeo. The pond is stocked with channel catfish by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division. This event is free to the public. Georgia fishing license is required (ages 16 years and older). Kids must have adult supervision.

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